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[mil-drid] /ˈmɪl drɪd/
a female given name: from Old English words meaning “mild” and “strength.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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fem. proper name, Old English Mildðryð, from milde "mild" (see mild) + ðryð "power, strength." A popular name in the Middle Ages through fame of St. Mildred (obit c. 700), abbess, daughter of a Mercian king and a Kentish princess. Among the 10 most popular names for girls born in the U.S. between 1903 and 1926, it hasn't been in the top 1,000 since 1983.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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